The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Oxfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 29 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 21 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.34% 2.44% 3.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.07% 10.53% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.25% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £145 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £209 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £213
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 7
Average hourly rate £10.68 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.20% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £14.60 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £19.40 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
123 114 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.41% 23.17% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 73 34
Average daily rate £300 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £148 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 22
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £13.21 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £25.00 £22.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Oxfordshire region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Oxfordshire region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +8 11 £115 - 1
Witney - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 1
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP.

1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (82.50%) Windows 7
3 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
4 19 (47.50%) MS Office
5 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
6 7 (17.50%) DHCP
6 7 (17.50%) DNS
7 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (15.00%) ITIL
8 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (10.00%) SCCM
9 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
9 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
10 3 (7.50%) Linux
10 3 (7.50%) Mac OS
10 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (7.50%) Degree
11 2 (5.00%) Windows Vista
11 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (5.00%) Infor
11 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
11 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
11 2 (5.00%) Migration
11 2 (5.00%) VMware
11 2 (5.00%) Service Management
11 2 (5.00%) Finance
11 2 (5.00%) LAN

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (47.50%) MS Office
2 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) DHCP
1 7 (17.50%) DNS
2 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
4 1 (2.50%) Wireless
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Electronics
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Desktop Support
2 10 (25.00%) Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Support Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Support Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) Service Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) IT Support
8 3 (7.50%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
9 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Rollout Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) Deskside Support
10 1 (2.50%) .NET Software Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) NHS
1 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.50%) DTV
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (82.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.50%) Mac OS
5 3 (7.50%) Linux
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) ITIL
2 2 (5.00%) Service Management
2 2 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Data Security
3 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) C#
1 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
1 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) HP
2 2 (5.00%) VMware
2 2 (5.00%) Infor
3 1 (2.50%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) Apple
3 1 (2.50%) Symantec
3 1 (2.50%) Remedy
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